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Earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude hits off Indonesia's Sulawesi, tsunami possible

Indonesia's Geophysics Agency Said A Tsunami Is Possible After The Strong Earthquake Hit East Of Sulawesi Island.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 12 Apr 2019, 08:39:26 PM
Earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude hits off Indonesia's Sulawesi, tsunami possible

New Delhi:

An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck east of Sulawesi island in Indonesia on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. Indonesia's geophysics agency said a tsunami is possible after the strong earthquake hit east of Sulawesi island. The USGS said the quake which hit at a depth of 17 kilometres.

The epicentre of the quake is far from the city of Palu, which was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami in September.

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First Published : 12 Apr 2019, 05:45:31 PM

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